The Bishop of the Koforidua Diocese of the Methodist Church, Rt. Rev. Fredrich Nnuroh, has appealed to President John Atta Mills to justify his nickname as “King of Peace” by ensuring that Ghanaians experience a peaceful election next year.
He criticized people who are always attacking the President and reminded them that as the first gentleman of the country, any attack on the President is an attack on the country.
Rt. Rev. Nnuroh was preaching at the Koforidua Wesley Cathedral on Christmas Day.
He called on all political leaders to have respect for the leaders of other political parties and urged them to discipline any of their supporters who use abusive language to address their political opponents.
Rt. Rev. Nnuroh called on the people of Ghana to work towards peace and pray for peaceful elections next year and avoid any utterances that would promote rancour.
The Eastern Regional Minister, Dr Kwasi Akyem Apea-Kubi, said the year had been with many challenges and urged the people to help find solutions to the challenges.
He appealed to parents in the region to encourage their children to learn to reverse the poor results of the Basic Education Certificate Examination in the region.
Dr Apea-Kubi urged the people to register in their numbers when the voters register is opened and advised them against double registration.